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4th Annual Napa Christmas Bird Count for Kids | Napa

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Napa County Library | 580 Coombs St., Napa, CA



Tristan Howard

Connolly Ranch, Napa-Solano Audubon Society, and Napa County Library have teamed up to host the 4th annual Napa County Christmas Bird Count for Kids (CBC4Kids) age 7-18.

Every year for over a century, tens of thousands of citizen scientists take part in the National Audubon Society’s Annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC), the longest-running wildlife census to assess the health of bird populations. This rigorous event generally excludes young children; in an effort to train future generations of citizen scientists in this country-wide endeavor, Connolly Ranch and Napa-Solano Audubon (NSAS), invite families with children ages 7-18 to participate in a special half-day event to learn important, basic elements of this Audubon tradition.

The event introduces the next generation of stewards to the importance of birds in the ecosystems, the tradition of annual bird counts, and the fun of getting families outside to exercise and engage with the natural world.
Bird Count participants, ages 7-18, will attend a Binocular Boot Camp at the Napa Public Library, teaching them how to properly use and care for their binoculars. Each child will also receive a bird booklet to help him or her get familiar with birds, and keep a record and tally of what he or she sees in the field. Participants will break into groups led by local birding experts, make a short trip to their field location at various sites in Napa County, and spend 1-1/2 hours in the field discovering and counting birds. Groups will return to the Napa Public Library for lunch and to tally and report on their findings.

All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and pre-registration is requested. Participants should wear comfortable hiking shoes, dress in layers, and bring a brown bag lunch and binoculars (if possible). A limited number of loaner binoculars will be available.


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Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

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Categories: *Top Pick*, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, Nature, Outdoors
Address: 580 Coombs St., Napa, CA

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